Feeding Chickens for Health and the Best Eggs


Most people raising chickens for the first time over-complicate their needs…wasting money on fancy gadgets and equipment they don’t need. Backyard chicken farming is relatively simple, with your birds’ only needs being food, shelter, and water. While poultry waterers and feeders are nice, they aren’t necessary; anything deep enough to avoid tipping and the chickens … Read more

DIY Chick Brooder

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Setting the stage for the healthy development of chicks requires a reliable and carefully constructed environment. This is where a chick brooder comes into play, serving as a warm, safe haven for baby chicks during their first weeks. Building a DIY chick brooder not only allows for customization to meet the specific needs of your … Read more

10 Most Asked Chicken Questions


I love talking about our chickens. Let’s face it: chickens are essential for farm-fresh eggs and are interesting and fun. Lately, I’ve noticed more interest in hearing about the crazy antics of my chickens. They especially love Bruno, our attack rooster, named after judge Bruno on Dancing with the Stars for his “colorful and loud” … Read more

How To Get Ready For Baby Chicks

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I know it is still winter, but it is never too early to start planning for spring when it comes to raising chickens. Mid to late winter is when we start thinking about adding chickens to our flock and what chickens we need to add. We raise mostly laying hens, so we decide what breeds … Read more